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Roasted Pumpkin Seeds Recipe

This quick and easy, classic recipe for roasted pumpkin seeds straight from the pumpkin will surely be a hit when your family carves pumpkins for halloween this year!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Course Snack
Cuisine American


  • Colander
  • Baking Pan
  • parchment paper
  • Large Spoon


  • 1 1/2 C Raw Pumpkin Seeds
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper


  • While carving pumpkin for baking or for Halloween, remove seeds from the guts
  • Rinse seeds with cold water through a colander
  • Dry pumpkin seeds using a dish towel in a bowl
  • Remove towel from the bowl and toss seeds with olive oil and seasons
  • Line a cookie sheet with parchment or tinfoil
  • Lay seasoned pumpkin seeds in a single layer on the cookie sheet
  • Bake at 350 for 15 minutes
  • Remove from oven every 5 minutes and retoss for even browning
  • After 15 minutes, or when seeds are browned and smell nutty let cool
  • Store pumpkin seeds for up to 2 weeks in an air tight container
Keyword fall, pumpkin, pumpkin seeds